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HIGHEST SALARIED MANAGER IN BASEBALL Manager John J. McGraw Manager John J. McGraw Is the highest salaried man in baseball. Last Year McGraw received $30,000 as sal ary from the New York club and will get the same amount this year and for three more, for the new contract he signed last winter at that yearly sal ary has four more years to run. Mc Graw's income from baseball last year was $83,500. McGraw was born in Truxton, N. Y., April 7, 1873. He played his first pro fessional engagement with the Olean, N. Y., team In 1890. After two seasons in the minor leagues he entered the National league as a member of the SPEED NOW A GREAT FACTOR Modernized Baseball Uses Faster Play . Than Was the Case In Earlier Days of the Game. It Is in the base stealing department that the biggest difference between the old-time ball players and the present generation is found. A comparison be tween the figures of 20 years ago and now shows a remarkable falling off. In 1886 in the National league three men stole more than 50 bases. Harry Clyde Milan Stovey led the American association with 96 steals. In 1887 Stovey broke all records stealing 143 bases. Arlie Latham was a close second with 142. In the National league JohDny Ward led with 110 steals, the late Jimmy f'ogarty being second with 102. In 1888 Stovey made a record that will kardly be touched. He stole 156 bases. of New York GlanU. Baltimore team in 1892, and remained with that team until the end of the season of 1899. In 1900 he played with the St. Louis Cardinals. The following year the American league placed a team in Baltimore, with McGraw as manager. John remained in Baltimore until he signed as manager of the Gi ants in 1902. On July 19, 1914, he wilt celebrate his twelfth year as pilot of the National league champions. During his career as a player McGraw was a crack third baseman, and since taking up the managerial end of the game he has developed a number of the greatest stars In baseball. Five other American association play ers stole more than 100 bases. Dummy Hoy led the National league with 82 steals. Billy Hamilton came to the front as the American association's best base runner in 1889. He put 117 steals to his credit, leading Stovey by two. Pogarty did the best work In the National league, stealing 99 bases. Since the advent of Ty Cobb, Clyde Milan and Eddie Collins, base running has had a revival, but the three Amer ican league stars are the only players who show artything like the old-timers. AOTT5 of the DIAMOND Fred Snodgrass is said to be willing to play third base for the Giants. Connie Mack has been infornied ot a new addition to his family, a girl. Forrest Cady, the giant catcher ot the Boston Red Sox, may Join the Federals. Cobb says he Isn't a natural hitter. Wonder what the pitchers have to say about it? The Toronto club announces that It has secured Pitcher Fred Herbert from the Brooklyn club. - Jimmy Eschen may land a steady Job with Frank Chance's Highlanders. Eschen Is a versatile player. Baseball players, they sav. niirn yearly contracts. And the season lasts but six months. Some Job, say we. Bill Stump while with the York (Pa.) team In the Trl State league in 1911 didn't miss an inning In 112 games. ' With 11 Indians. 14 Cubans and one Hawaiian In the major league lineups, the umps must commence learning Esperanto. Bill Steen. the Naps' pitcher. Is learning to bat left-handed. Itaybe he thluks his pltchlpg days arc near lng 11 end., . STRIKE-OUT RECORDS OF MAJOR LEAGUES Sweeney, Providence against BoBton, June 7, 1884, 19. Daly, Chicago against Boston, July -20, 1884, 19. Shaw, Boston against St. Lou Is, July 25, 1884, 18. Hecker, Louisville against Co lumbus, August 26, 1884, 17. Bufflngton. Boston against Cleveland, September 2, 1884, 17. Ramsey, Louisville against Metropolitan, August 9, 1886, 17. Ramsey, Louisville' against Cleveland, June 21, 1887, 17. Kilroy, Baltimore against Ath letics, June 24, 1886, 16. Clarkson, . Chicago against Kansas City, August 18, 1886, 16. Gilmore, Washington against St. Louis, September 24, 1886, 16. Bufflngton. Boston against De troit. July 30, 1885, 16. Ramsey, Louisville against Baltimore, June 29, 1886, .16.' Ramsey, Louisville against St. Louis, June 30, 1887, 16." 11 Keefe, Metroplitan against Brooklyn, August 21, 1885, 16. Matthews, Athletics against Columbus, September 27, 1884, 16. Lynch, Metropolitan against Richmond. August 24, 1884, 16. ' Cuahman, Milwaukee against Boston, September 24, 1884, 16. Hahn, Cincinnati against Bos ton, May 22, 1901, 16. Glade, St. Louis against Wash ington, July 18, 1904, 16. Waddell, St. Louis against Athletics, July 29. 1908, 16. " Mathewson, New York agafriBt St. Louis. October 3, 1904, 16. Rucker, Brooklyn against St. Louis, July 24, 1909, 16. THORPE A BASEBALL PLAYER Famous Indian Athlete Established World's Record for the All Around Championship. James Thorpe, the Indian football and baseball player, and track ath lete, was born on a ranch near Prague Okla., May 28, 1888. After he had at tended the Haskell Indian school for two years and a half and a public " Jim Thorps. school at Prague for two years, he en tered Carlisle In 1904.' At Carlisle Thorpe was taken In hand by Coach Warner, who developed the athletic ability of the Indian and made him the greatest athlete of the day. At Carlisle Thorpe was a star on the field, track, gridiron, and diamond. At the Olympic games at Stockholm laBt July he won the pentathlon and decathlon. Two months later be es tablished a new world's record for the all around championship of the A. A. U. at Celtic park. New York. Thorpe's public confession a short time ago that he had played professional base ball while competing as an amateur caused the A. A. U. committee to erase his championship marks from the o(B cial record. He is a member of the New York Giants, at present Umpire Kill Hart will umpire la the National league this year. ! Y" n I wv -..v if ! :: i V " - i i $ i i Jx '".I Ltvw4Wvi.--.--- . ..w - ...... vyfyJ'' THOUGHT HIM A "BIT OFF" Enthusiasm of Great Naturalist En tirely Misunderstood by Well Meaning Caabman. Lord De Tabloy, poet and naturalist, used to delight In telling the following story of himself. He was an enthusi astic botanist, and one. day, sauntering down Piccadilly, met a friend who told him where a specimen, of a rare plant had been found. De Tabley beckoned to a cabman and bade him drlve to Chelsea. Chel sea was at that time a quiet old sub urb. De Tabley told the driver to cross a meadow and step by a ditch. He Jumped out, plunged ankle-deep in the mud, searched for a few moments, found the tiny treasure, pocketed it, and getting into the cabr called out: "Home!" . . - "But the cabman looKed at him thoughtfully a moment, and then, with a nod of comprehension, drove rapid ly back to Picadllly and Into the courtyard of a private madhouse. "Here he 1b!" he cried to the porter. "I've got him!" It was with difficulty that the porter convinced him that' Lord De Tabley was not an escaped Lunatic. Sunday Magazine. Deferring to Expert Opinion. Representative Richmond P. Hob son, who was the hero of th big boat sinking in Santiago harbor during'the Spanish-American war, an4 who later had his reward In being kissed by th longest and loveliest line of girls known to history, was crossxamlning Miss Minnie Brormon, an antl-suffra-gist, at a hearing before a congres sional committee. "So you don't think women would do as well as men in politics?" asked Mr. Hobson. "I emphatically do not'TeplIed Miss Bronson. . ' "Well, tell us why. We would like to hear more of that." "For one thing, women are much more emotional than men?" "Certainly." , "Can that be possible?" "Nobody should know that- better than you, In view of your experience directly after the Spanish-American war.'V-The Popular Magazine. - Lloyd-George Smiles. ' The caustic tongue of David Lloyd George recently caused Sir John Ran dies to move in the house ot commons: "That this house contemplates with regret the repeated inaccuracies of the chancellor of the exchequer and his gross and unfounded attacks on in dividuals." When the moyom was de bated Lloyd-George responded with what T. P. O'Connor declares was the most brilliant , speech of his career. The motion was not carried. A man likes to pose ae a pillar of some church when he Is a candidate for office. - . . 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